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Richard Cowan

Richard Cowan is a former NORML National Director and writes Marijuana Weekly News column for LA Weekly.

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The Individual Courage And Collective Cowardice Of The Medical Profession

I think of the real heroes on the frontlines in our ICUs, risking their lives to save us all, and I think of the AMA and its quackery and I need a powerful antiemetic.

Prohibitionism Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry

It may be too late for real “justice” for the tens of millions of victims of marijuana prohibition, but it certainly is not too late for us to learn from our “mistakes.”

Marijuana Is Replacing Alcohol During The Pandemic And May Have Long Term Benefits

Interestingly, parents are actually turning to cannabis at higher rates than those without children.

We Need Medical Marijuana For America’s Enormous Prison Population

If prison authorities are unable or unwilling to provide healthy conditions and/or basic medical care, the arguments against providing prisoners with marijuana are even weaker.

Why The US Has Made A Complete Mess Of Partial Marijuana Legalization (So Far)

Too many people who claim to believe in free markets don’t trust the American people with personal freedom.

Why Do The British Insist On Confusing Cannabis With Tobacco?

Tobacco is much more problematic than cannabis. So why are the Brits talking like they're the same substance?